Q&A with FedEx Express COO Michael L. Ducker

  • By Josh Green
  • · November 16, 2010
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Today, a special treat…  Q&A with FedEx’s Michael L. Ducker.  Michael is chief operating officer for FedEx Express and president of its International Division.  Many thanks to Michael for his time and his thoughtful perspective on the challenges facing global trade professionals.  Note that there’s much more after the break. Q: While executives often think […]

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What Will Be Under The Tree in 2010? Buzz and Woody, Again.

  • By Josh Green
  • · November 15, 2010
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With the holiday season nearing, we took a look at a variety of toys — both new and old — to see which ones retailers are betting on.  It looks like there’s no clear winner among the rookies: However, there is a clear winner among the veterans: Interestingly, Toy Story has more shipments than the […]

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October Trade Data: Modest Decline

  • By Josh Green
  • · November 11, 2010
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The word from the Panjiva research team: we saw a modest decline in global trade activity in October.  Specifically, there was a 2% decrease in the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S. market, as well as a 2% decrease in the number of U.S. companies receiving waterborne shipments from global manufacturers. The number […]

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